Walnut Baked Apple with Cinnamon Spice

Walnut Baked Apple with Cinnamon Spice




  • 1/2 cup dried apricot diced
  • 3/4 cup walnut pieces divided
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 apples cored
  • 4 tsp coconut butter or coconut oil


  1. Slice off the top third of each apple. Core the apples, leaving the peel intact.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degree F. 
  3. In a small bowl, toss apricots and 1/2 cup walnuts in cinnamon. 
  4. In a saucepan, combine water, apple juice, and vanilla. 
  5. Place apples in baking dish and fill with apricot and walnut mix.  Drizzle with apple juice mixture. Dot each apple with 1 teaspoon coconut butter or coconut oil. 
  6. Bake 45 minutes to an hour, basting occasionally. Top with reserved walnuts and sprinkle with extra cinnamon to taste.